A monument of the cinema disappears this Sunday. The american actress Olivia de Havilland, dean of the actresses hollywood, which had just celebrated its 104 years, is dead, according to information from Entertainment Weekly. It will remain for many young Melanie of gone with the wind, fresco u.s. on the background of the Civil war which made him a film legend.
Winner of two oscars for best actress for To each his fate (Mitchell Leisen, 1946) and The Heiress (William Wyle, 1949) – Olivia de Havilland remains inseparable from the film by Victor Fleming, alongside Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. Last actress alive from this adaptation to the big screen in the eponymous novel by Margaret Mitchell, de Havilland lived in Paris for over sixty years.
in recent years, Olivia de Havilland was talking about it as a protest against the series Feud, in which it was performed without its consent. She accused the chain FX to have distorted the truth and soiled his image in his mini-series, which recounts the famous rivalry between the other hollywood stars Bette Davis, as portrayed by Susan Sarandon, and Joan Crawford, played by Jessica Lange.
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